We are being asked to determine which of the following statements are correct for a zero-order reaction
Recall that the rate of reaction of a zero-order is given by
rate = k[A]0
Which of the following are correct for zero-order reactions? Check all that apply.
a. The concentration of the reactants changes nonlinearly.
b. The higher concentration of reactants will not speed up the reaction.
c. The rate of reaction does not equal the rate constant.
d. The units for the rate constant and the rate of reaction are the same.
e. A zero-order reaction slows down as the reaction proceeds
In the hydrogenation of ethylene using a nickel catalyst, the initial concentration of ethylene is 1.70 mol⋅L−1 and its rate constant (k) is 0.0014 mol⋅L−1⋅s−1 . Determine the rate of reaction if it follows a zero-order reaction mechanism.
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Integrated Rate Law concept. You can view video lessons to learn Integrated Rate Law. Or if you need more Integrated Rate Law practice, you can also practice Integrated Rate Law practice problems.